Dementia Care Conference

If you will be in the Lethbridge area on May 27th, here is an event you may be interested in attending.

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Beulah Salt Seniors Conference – Dementia Care
May 27, 2016, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
University of Lethbridge,

Student Union Ballroom A & B
Registration is $10.00 
(Deadline to register is May 13, 2016.)

The sessions include:

Searching for Closeness – Why Feelings Matter Most in Dementia Care
Presenter: Dr. David Sheard, CEO / Founder Dementia Care Matters

Interventions to Change Practice in Long Term Care Facilities
Presenter: Dr. Sienna Caspar, Assistant Professor, Therapeutic Recreation Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of L

Moral Distress
Presenter: Dr. Shannon Spenceley, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of L

Understanding the Role of the Male Caregiver
Presenter: Mr. Ryan Waldorf, MHSc (Nursing), RN; Instructor, Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of L

Learning How to be a Butterfly – The Butterfly Household Model of Care
Presenter: Dr. David Sheard

Click here for the Conference Registration Form.

Let’s Talk About Dementia

ADDMApicIf you are going to be in Red Deer, Alberta on Thursday, February 25th, you may wish to attend a public forum on dementia entitled, “Dementia Care in the Community.”  This event will be taking place in the Cenovus Learning Commons at Red Deer College (100 College Boulevard) from 6:00-8:00 p.m. 

The evening will begin with a talk by Dr. Linda Lee, who is the director of the Memory Clinic at The Centre for Family Medicine FHT in Kitchener, Ontario.  Following Dr. Lee’s presentation, there will be time to network and view the posters that will be displayed around the room.  Click here to register for this free event.

Talking About Dementia

Are you interested in Alzheimer’s and dementia?  Do you want to know more about this disease?  If so, you may wish to attend a free presentation by Dr. David Hogan, a specialist in geriatric medicine.

Talking about Dementia
Date:  Saturday, January 30/2016
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location Delta Calgary South – Ballroom (135 Southland Drive SE)

Click here for more information and to register for the session.